Transportation in Sugar Land, Texas includes multiple highways and an airport. Currently, there is no mass transit system. However, this could change as it has been a possible candidate for expansion of Houston's METRORail system by means of a planned commuter rail. Since many of Sugar Land's residents work in Houston, thus creating routine rush hour traffic along the city's main thoroughfare, U.S. Highway 59, there has been large support in the area for such a project. (However, the city currently is not within METRO's service area.)
U.S. Highway 59, the major freeway running diagonally through the city, has undergone a major widening project in recent years to accommodate Sugar Land's daily commuters. The finished portion of the freeway east of State Highway 6 currently has eight main lanes with two diamond lanes and six continuous frontage road lanes. Currently, widening of U.S. Highway 59 is just west of State Highway 6 out to State Highway 99. It's also is expected to become Interstate 69, sometime in the near future.
U.S. Highway 90A, a major highway running through Sugar Land from west to east and traverses through a historic area of the city, known as "Old Sugar Land". U.S. Highway 90A is currently on its way to be widened to an eight-lane highway with a 30-foot median between State Highway 99 and U.S. Highway 59.
State Highway 6 is a major highway running from north to southeast Sugar Land and traverses through the 10,000......